Episode 248 – The Sims (2000)

Episode 248 – The Sims (2000)

Episode 248 – The Sims (2000)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are experiencing a deep, story-driven SIMULATION of life! From 2000, we’re playing The Sims, developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts, for the PC. We’re joined by Amanda, a Friend of the Show and someone who has sunk her 10,000 hours into the franchise for expertise.

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  • 0:00 – Intro, which features one of the dynamite commercials from the original game. You can see a compilation of them here.
  • 34:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 57:30 – Emails!
  • 1:01:45 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:06:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a puzzler that some people LOVE.

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